Post Secondary Information

University and College representatives are coming to Merivale.  See the Post-SecondaryPresentation Calendar to find out when. 

To begin your research and confirm requirements for post-secondary programs the best places to start are and

Students interested in College will be able to apply using the website as of September 30, 2023. 

Students interested in University can expect to receive more information about the NEW application process for Ontario Universities soon. 

Guidance counsellors will be visiting grade 12 classrooms in October for Post-Secondary information sessions.  There will be an evening information session for families - date to be determined.

All Grade 12 Students are encouraged to make an appointment with their Guidance Counsellor to review pathways, credits and post-secondary plans. Grade 11 Students are also encouraged to meet with their counsellor.

Merivale Post-Secondary Presentation Slide Show available!

Are you interested in studying in the United States?  Take a look at this presentation from EducationUSA advisor Jenika Heim and this info worksheet.

Interested in a Gap Year PROGRAM - Check out Discover Year. Other options are available as well, please check in with your guidance counsellor to explore.

Career Information

Search Job Profiles on this Ontario government website. Use the Find an Occupation link to research any career's prospects, salaries and much more.

This Algonquin College website has information about all kinds of careers in the Ottawa-Gatineau area. It contains info on careers that require college, university, apprenticeship, or straight to workplace paths. You will see local data on salaries, job outlooks and even current job ads in an area of interest. 

Loans, Scholarships, Bursaries

Please see the Scholarship Information links below.  You are also encouraged to check the Financial Services Link on the website of the post-secondary institution you are planning to attend.


Loans and grants from the Ontario Government for college or university.

Scholarship Information

Merivale Scholarship Worksheet

OCDSB Scholarship & Bursary Opportunities

Scholarship Search Sites:


Scholarships Canada

Student Awards/ Yconic

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